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Its and destiny And introduction by iron-handed fate consequently, they have made God the evil in the world. While not less absurd, ascribe I shall endeavour the others, origin to bad example, its and a corrupt education. which moral and physical It is the last opinioa to confute, as it is adopted by this class of men, who are falsely designated " rational Christians" am I inclined to think, that vidual, believes that we were Mr. , as an indi- created by God and ; being admitted, he cannot deny that the power this which created all of the universe ; must be the general Parent things, and that incomprehensible Being, perfection uncreated, original, necessary, extremes.

Latter opinion, for the suppose that the expressions sessed with the Devil —pos- — casting out Devils, are only an accomodation to vulgar opinion, and that the persons said to be possessed, were only mad watic, or persons subject to epilepsy, Thus they have explained away the account given concerning these demoniacs. opportunity of examining in the or /w- gospel have never had the I one complete treatise against the opinion of real possessions, except one written by Hugh Farmer, which was put hands by a kind friend.

That the display of the former the latter, is To assert that necessary to that of virtue, or, is necessary to that of a solecism in language, than a contradiction in terms. and is little less If natural and moral good were incapable of shining by their own intrinsic lustre, reason would compel us to infer, that each isdefective in its own nature } and from this inference MORAL EVIL CONSIDERED. we draw any conclusion which would could scarcely not amount to an impeachment of the Author of We can both.

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